NewTek’s NDI: A Path to IP Production

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Loren Blake of Broadcast Bridge opens his analysis of the implications of NewTek NDI with this note: If the move to IP-based production was the marching order at September’s IBC convention, NewTek’s NDI (Network Device Interface) seemed to be the drummer, with dozens of companies announcing they are using it to translate SDI (Serial Digital … Read more…

NewTek CTO and President Dr. Andrew Cross Talks NDI and IP Integration with PTZOptics

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PTZOptics hosts Dr. Andrew Cross, President and CTO for NewTek, live on their YouTube Live broadcasting channel. The agenda includes NewTek NDI™ and IP integration with PTZOptics live broadcast cameras. “I cannot wait to interview Dr. Andrew Cross this week. He has consistently been mentioned on our live show as a thought leader by fellow … Read more…

Video Production Over IP for Everyone

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If you’ve been wondering just where NewTek’s Network Device Interface (NDI™) fits within the set of video-over-IP standards in place or in development, Content Technology’s Phil Sandburg has written one of the best takes on the subject that we’ve seen.  Phil talked extensively with NewTek CTO and president Dr. Andrew Cross, who laid out the … Read more…

NewTek Adds Brian Olson to Lead Strategic Product Development

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NewTek has added an industry-recognized leader in the successful development, management and marketing of innovative production technologies by bringing Brian Olson aboard as vice president of Product Management. Olson will lead strategic development for new and existing product lines to guide and design the next generation of products transforming the video industry. Olson previously was … Read more…

One Million NDI-Enabled Products Already In The Hands Of Customers

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“NDI has already exceeded our wildest expectations and confirmed our belief that the industry’s transition to IP-based workflows would happen sooner than most people expected.” — Dr. Andrew Cross, President and Chief Technology Officer for NewTek Network Device Interface, NewTek’s free enabling technology for live production IP workflows over Ethernet networks continues to gain momentum … Read more…

IP and Scalable Video Performance

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By Dr. Andrew Cross & Stephen W. Bowie The transition from analog to digital took nearly a quarter of a century and an act of Congress; the nonlinear revolution consumed another decade. By contrast, the transformation to an IP workflow is arriving like a bullet train, without legislation, sanction, or specification. In this article we … Read more…

Broadcast Minds NAB 2016: The Future of Media Production

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The NAB 2016 edition of Broadcast Minds™ features a group of content-creation trail-blazers, with experience ranging from award-winning broadcast live event production (international in scope in both sports and entertainment) to pioneering in internet television, to creating disruptive tools for broadcast production.  Each is a leader who can articulate what they see for the future … Read more…

NewTek Tackles IP Media Transport with NDI™ Protocol

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In a recent entry of his Playout blog for broadcast industry news site TV NewsCheck, Phil Kurz spoke with NewTek™ CTO and President Dr. Andrew Cross about the development background and the capabilities of NewTek’s Network Device Interface™ (NDI™).  This interview goes in-depth about how NDI will in fact integrate with other proposed protocols, broadening … Read more…

NAB Preview with Dr. Andrew Cross

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“We are big believers in IP as the future of video production. It represents the biggest transformational change in the industry since file-based workflows replaced tape and we may not see a bigger transition in our lifetime.” Dr. Andrew Cross shares what NewTek is bringing to the table for IP workflow, including NDI™ and a … Read more…

Dr. Andrew Cross: Focusing On IP’s Real-World Capabilities

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In a recent one-on-one interview with Adrian Pennington of Streaming Media, Dr. Andrew Cross, CTO and President of NewTek, positions NewTek’s Network Device Interface (NDI) among the competing protocols for packaging video and audio over IP networks. “We are not against any of the other [protocols],” he says. “We work closely with them and we’ve … Read more…